• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • Anne Miller
  • paul wheaton
stewards:
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Mike Jay Haasl
  • Burra Maluca
garden masters:
  • James Freyr
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Steve Thorn
  • Greg Martin
gardeners:
  • Carla Burke
  • Dave Burton
  • Pearl Sutton

Agra Wrap Bed Roll

 
                        
Posts: 148
Location: South Central Idaho
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Here in Dairy Land there are a lot of silage tubes and hills covered with a black inside and white outside heavy plastic Ag Wrap .. tough as nails .. for free if you ask .. and blowing in the wind if you don't.

I use them to cover my wood and if big enough to cover a "odds and ends" hay stack. But I got to thinking about making a bed roll using it as an outside wrap .. strong, free, and light weight. I got some sixty inch charcoal colored blizzard cloth at Jo Ann's eight feet long for $22 and I'm testing it to make a bed roll with. I can get some foam for a mattress pretty cheap .. who knows .. some day it could come in handy.

The bed roll part would be about four by eight feet. I will cut the Agri Wrap 16 feet long and ten wide plus some extra length to the 16  to fold back to make a shelter tarp for snow, wind or rain.


 
pollinator
Posts: 2103
Location: Oakland, CA
5
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Some ultra-light backpacking enthusiasts use bubble wrap as a bed roll.
 
brevity is the soul of wit - shakespeare. Tiny ad:
skiddable shower
https://permies.com/t/39038/permaculture-projects/skiddable-shower
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!